For our first reading club discussion (which will be April 10 at 11:00), we’re taking a suggestion raised at a provider learning collaborative meeting:
Peggy Orenstein: The Miseducation of the American Boy
In this Atlantic article, Orenstein — who interviewed over 100 boys and young men for her new book — considers why we need to give boys new and better models of masculinity.
If you want to go deeper… (optional)
- Peggy Orenstein on Fresh Air
35-minute interview from January 2020
- Andrew Smiler: Challenging Casanova: Moving beyond the notion that “boys just want sex”
A Research fACTs and Findings article (PDF). Smiler’s work is mentioned in our reading for this week.
- About Boys
ACT for Youth web page with additional resources
Happy reading! Don’t forget to register for the discussion!